D.C. Law 1-87. Anti-Sex Discriminatory Language Act.

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  • D.C. Law 1-87 (PDF)
  • 23 DCR 2544


Oct. 1, 1976

Legislative History

Law 1-87, the “Anti-Sex Discriminatory Language Act,” was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 1-36, which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary and Criminal Law. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on June 15, 1976 and June 29, 1976, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on July 27, 1976, it was assigned Act No. 1-143 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.